Falkenstein Castle or Castrum Pfronten is the ruin of a castle in the Bavarian Alps, near Pfronten, Germany. At 1,277 metres above sea level, it is Germany's highest castle. King Ludwig II of Bavaria purchased the ruin in 1883 and planned to construct a fairy tale castle, but the plans were abandoned upon his death in 1886.
The ruins of Falkenstein Castle are located on the eponymous Falkenstein 1,277 metres above sea level, making it Germany's highest elevated castle.
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